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ICC Nigerian Military
October 29, 2020

Can the ICC prosecute the Nigerian military? Many Nigerians are still in grief over the Lekki Massacre which took place on October 20, 2020, when protesters were shot at for exercising their constitutional right to peacefully protest. In the wake of this, several stories — and fake news — have infiltrated the media over what […]

Nigeria New Constitution
October 28, 2020

Nigerians are wondering if we can vote for a new constitution. The curiosity began, again, when Chileans voted on October 25, 2020, for a new constitution. 78% of Chileans voted in the referendum that the constitution should be re-written, and 79% voted that the constitution should be written by new writers elected by the people. […]

October 12, 2020

You can recall your Senator. Many of them have refused to make laws that are focused on making the life of the average Nigerian youth better. And as we focus on the #EndSARS movement, I think it is important that we remember our many rights as Nigerian citizens. Read: We Stand With The #EndSARS Movement […]

September 17, 2020

Recently, I had an interesting money situation where a friend defaulted on a loan. From the lies to the silence, I felt somehow. Especially because of the lies and fake anger. I assumed that a friend wouldn’t treat me like that. Motivated by my experience, I went asking people for their own money experience. Here’s […]

broke workers
August 25, 2020

We all know Nigerians like to manage money, but there are people who absolutely HATE spending money. They’ll do anything to avoid opening their purses. ANYTHING. Spending other people’s money is their calling. If there’s a promo somewhere, they are there. Always asking for giveaway They’ve turned on notifications to Don Jazzy’s tweets. You can […]

August 17, 2020

Okay, here’s the thing: Nobody is asking you not to be sophisticated. But when you grow up in Mushin and you decide to act like you don’t know what it means to be a Nigerian, that’s where the problem is. Here’s how you can spot a fake Nigerian: 1. They say “cops” instead of police […]

August 16, 2020

Remember watching Nollywood movies, seeing a smoker and going “God please I never want to be that person”. How’s that working out for you now? Let’s remind you of some of the other things you promised you would never do. 1. Drinking If they ever mentioned you and alcohol in the same sentence you would […]

August 15, 2020

If you don’t know Burna Boy dropped an album this week, or you’ve not even listened to it, just come out of the rock you’ve been hiding under – we promise not to touch you, an ancient Rock of Ages. Meanwhile, there were literally a million reactions to the album on social media the midnight […]

August 12, 2020

Nigerians are pros when it comes to dodging paying people back their money. They’ll give you any excuse on God’s green earth to avoid repaying you your money. Remember when we talked about catching the people owing you money? Here are some of the most ridicuously Nigerian excuses you’ll hear from Nigerians when its time […]

July 20, 2020

Let’s start from here: Nigerian politicians have a history of fainting at court hearings and getting away with their bad behavior. So, we the good people of Zikoko came up with scenarios where you can also get away with this tactic in your daily life. Here are a few: 1) When your girlfriend catches you […]

May 13, 2020

Riddle me this: What’s one thing Nigerians like a lot but also pretend about? A) Good governance B) Sex. The correct answer is B. Inspired by a conversation over the weekend, here are some of the most unpopular opinions about sex some Nigerians have: 1) “Sexual cheating doesn’t mean your partner doesn’t love you and […]

May 7, 2020

Don’t tell me it’s just a movie when the thing pained me deep down and it’s still paining me many years down the line. Please, don’t. Here is a list of some of the most annoying fictional characters to have ever come on screen. 1) Home Alone. These guys gave everyone of us hyptertension. 2) […]

April 28, 2020

“Money slow to enter, but money quick to go” – M.I These are the lyrics to one of the greatest songs to grace the Nigerian airways. It’s apt because everyone on some level can relate to a money struggle. Whether directly or indirectly. According to Marty Byrde – Money at its essence is a measure […]

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